All Talk Little Change: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Action

12:45 – 1:45 PM

Session Description

This session will explore how humans deal with change, and its impact on D&I initiates in the workplace and our comminutes. Using the concept of The Edge Effect and fundamentals of Change Management, we will explore specific behaviors and actions needed to achieve true equity in the workplace and our communities.


Attendees will:

  • Explore the psychology of change.
  • Understand the connection between Change Management, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity.
  •  Examine tips and techniques to accelerate D&I initiatives while applying the concepts of Change Management.



Priya Dhingra Klocek

Priya Dhingra Klocek is a business consultant, executive coach, mentor, and facilitator. She is the President and CEO of her consulting firm Consultant On The Go LLC. Her mission is to help organizations manage and develop their most important assets: People. Her consulting practice focuses on diagnosing and improving the fundamental human interactions upon which all successful businesses are built. Priya has more than 20 years of experience working in the areas of Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, and Change Management. Priya is a skilled business consultant who works with her clients collaboratively to identify and implement strategic, customized solutions for their businesses and cultural needs. She has extensive experience in conducting skills assessments, analyzing results, and facilitating debrief sessions. She is also an experienced instructional designer and facilitator, having developed, designed, and facilitated training workshops across the globe. Priya’s corporate experience includes working for companies like Ashland Inc, Convergys, Great American Insurance, and Fifth Third Bank. She has managed several global initiatives, and she has had responsibility for several start-up teams based in the US, Canada, Europe, India, and the Philippines. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the College of Mount St. Joseph and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from Xavier University. Priya is certified in various tools and methodologies, including Prosci Change Management, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ® (MBTI), EQi 2.0, Social + Emotional Intelligence (ISEI) and the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI).